Opelika man charged with burglary, theft of property

Updated: Feb. 5, 2018 at 10:35 PM EST
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OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - An Opelika man was arrested Sunday on multiple warrants.

Auburn police arrested Phillip Robinson, 51, on the following warrants:

  • Second-degree burglary – two counts
  • Third-degree burglary- one count
  • Second-degree theft of property
  • Third-degree theft of property
  • Fourth-degree theft of property – two counts

The arrest stems from burglary investigations reported on Feb. 2 and Feb. 4 at apartment complexes in the 600 block of Shug Jordan Parkway and the 800 block of West Longleaf Drive.

Officers responded to reports of a suspicious male carrying away property from an apartment Friday at around 3 p.m. The property was recovered and an investigation resulted in Robinson being determined a suspect.

On Sunday around 7:30 p.m., officers responded to an individual matching Robinson's description breaking into apartments that were occupied. An investigation into this case also resulted in Robinson being determined a suspect.

Approximately $4200 in property consisting of jewelry, electronics, clothing, and money were reportedly taken in the combined burglaries.

Robinson is being held in the Lee County Jail on at $30,000 bond.

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